This is a follow up to Hurricane Laura displaced hundreds of racehorses. New Orleans’ track doesn’t want them. NOLA.COM | By JOHN SIMERMAN As many as 500 racehorses left scattered across the state after Hurricane Laura tore up the stall area at Delta Downs racetrack in Calcasieu Parish will be relocated with their caretakers to live… Continue reading Fair Grounds must take in racehorses displaced from Hurricane Laura, New Orleans judge rules
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Hurricane Laura displaced hundreds of racehorses. New Orleans’ track doesn’t want them.
FROM NOLA.COMby John Simerman | Sept 7, 2020 More than 500 racehorses have been displaced after weathering Hurricane Laura at Delta Downs racetrack in Calcasieu Parish, thanks largely to the refusal of Churchill Downs Inc., the owner of Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, to take them in, according to the leader of the… Continue reading Hurricane Laura displaced hundreds of racehorses. New Orleans’ track doesn’t want them.
Mardi Gras horses up for adoption
NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) — Mardi Gras Parade horses are up for adoption again this year. Twist reporter, Peyton LoCicero tells us about a unique way to take home a horse after carnival season. These are the regal creatures that lead the parades every year. They're known as the Mardi Gras Horses and you can… Continue reading Mardi Gras horses up for adoption
From backstretch to slaughterhouse, Fair Grounds horse deaths shouldn’t surprise
James Gill, writing for NOLA.com, states: The death of four thoroughbreds in six race days at the Fair Grounds track in New Orleans, a couple of weeks after two quarter horses were put down at Louisiana Downs in Bossier City, was not as shocking as it should have been.Horse racing is a dangerous sport anywhere,… Continue reading From backstretch to slaughterhouse, Fair Grounds horse deaths shouldn’t surprise